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RECORD NUMBER: 6 OF 31
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Final Determination of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Assistant Administrator for Water Pursuant to Section 404(c) of the Clean Water Act Concerning the Proposed Yazoo Backwater Ware Pumps Project, Issaquena County, Mississippi.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of the Assistant Administrator for Water.|
|Additional Subjects||Clean Water Act ; Water pumps ; Water pollution effects ; Wetlands ; Pumping stations ; Water supply ; Adverse effects ; Shellfish ; Fisheries ; Wildlife ; Waste disposal ; Aquatic ecosystems ; Pollution regulations ; US EPA ; Mississippi ; Issaquena County(Mississippi)|
Section 404(c) of the Clean Water Act (CWA)(33 U.S.C. 1344(c)) provides that, where the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) determines, after notice and opportunity for public hearing, that unacceptable adverse effects on municipal water supplies, shellfish beds and fishery areas (including spawning and breeding areas), wildlife, or recreational areas will result from the discharge of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States, the Agency may exercise its authority to prohibit the specification (including the withdrawal of specification) of any defined area as a disposal site, or restrict or deny the use of any defined area for specification (including the withdrawal of specification) as a disposal site for the discharge of dredged or fill material.